13 days in Italy Itinerary

13 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy route planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Venice
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Florence
— 2 nights
Train
3
Rome
— 3 nights
Train
4
Naples
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Ravello
— 2 nights
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Venice

— 2 nights

City of Romance

Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, then admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace, and finally explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Canal Grande, don't miss a visit to Basilica di San Marco, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria dei Miracoli, and finally get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Venice travel site.

Houston, USA to Venice is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Houston to Venice. In June, Venice is slightly colder than Houston - with highs of 81°F and lows of 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Nature
Find places to stay Jun 17 — 19:

Florence

— 2 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Palazzo Vecchio, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, then make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Piazza della Signoria, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, then admire the landmark architecture of Cappelle Medicee, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Santa Croce, and finally admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Florence day trip tool.

You can drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Jun 19 — 21:

Rome

— 3 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the 22nd (Wed), enjoy breathtaking views from Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, and finally admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums. On the next day, delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, explore the ancient world of Colosseum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pantheon, then don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain, and finally make a trip to Spanish Steps.

For where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Rome route planner.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In June, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can take a train to Naples.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 21 — 24:

Naples

— 2 nights
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Change things up with a short trip to Speed Boats Tours in Salerno (about 54 minutes away). The adventure continues: make a trip to Pompeii Archaeological Park, brush up on your military savvy at Galleria Borbonica, explore the world behind art at Museo Cappella Sansevero, and explore the ancient world of Parco Acheologico di Ercolano.

For other places to visit and tourist information, refer to the Naples trip planner.

Traveling by train from Rome to Naples takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In June, daily temperatures in Naples can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can drive to Ravello.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums · Transportation

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 24 — 26:

Ravello

— 2 nights
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Get out of town with these interesting Ravello side-trips: Positano (Boat Tours & Water Sports & Fornillo). Next up on the itinerary: indulge your senses at Amalfi Coast Drive, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Sant'Andrea, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ravello - Atrani Walk, and examine the collection at Museo della Carta.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Ravello trip builder tool.

You can drive from Naples to Ravello in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Naples in June since evenings lows in Ravello dip to 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Wed) to allow time for the flight back home.

Things to do in Ravello

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 26 — 29:

Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.